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Who's behind the rise in crime? Could be Trump’s constituency: older whites
CJCJ's Mike Males pens an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times including his data showing that crime among older white people has increased and discouraging demographic scapegoating.
New report tests to see if Prop 47 resulted in higher crime rates
CBS Monterey interviews CJCJ's Erica Webster about a new CJCJ report analyzing Proposition 47's impact on crime.
New report shows fewer juveniles are being arrested for violent felonies
KBFX Bakersfield interviews CJCJ's Mauren Washburn about a new CJCJ report on dramatic decreases in California's youth crime.
From juvenile detention to straight A's, with the help of a mentor
The Christian Science Monitor highlights CJCJ's Youth Justice Mentoring Program (YJM) and features interviews from clients and mentors about the impact of a caring adult role model.
Prop. 47: ‘Reckless experiment’ or hope for criminal justice reform?
The Los Angeles Daily News highlights CJCJ's new report which finds that Proposition 47's criminal justice reforms do not correlate with county-level crime changes in 2015.
The Lessons of California for Juvenile Justice Reform
CJCJ's executive director pens an op-ed for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) on the lessons to be learned from the failures of California's state youth corrections system.
In Mental Health Care, Are We Treating the Symptom But Not the Cause?
New America Media quotes CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani on the ineffectiveness of mental health treatment for youth in detention for whom detention is often re-traumatizing.
Treating Young Offenders Like Adults Is Bad Parenting
The Atlantic interviews CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani and Mike Males, and determines that district attorneys' unfettered power to prosecute youth as adults doesn't benefit anyone — except prosecutors.
Napa County should invest in youth, not confinement
The Napa Valley Register publishes an op-ed by CJCJ's Maureen Washburn arguing against a pilot program aimed at 18-20 years olds in the justice system proposed by Senate Bill 1004.
Reports Cites Mental Health Treatment Gaps at California’s DJJ Facilities
The Chronicle of Social Change highlights a new CJCJ study on conditions at California's state youth correctional facilties.
KQED: Violence and Gang Activity Still Plague California's Juvenile Corrections Facilities
CJCJ's Erica Webster describes conditions at California's state youth correctional facilities on KQED's The California Report.
CJCJ in the News: Milwaukee Is Latest City to Use Curfew to Tamp Down Unrest
The Associated Press interviews Mike Males, who criticizes Milwaukee's implementation of youth curfews after protests in the city became destructive.
CJCJ in the news: Young and Locked Up in Silicon Valley
The Santa Clara County district attorney has made a habit of charging 14-,15- and 16-year-olds as adults. Why?
GPB Media: Mike Males on potential curfews in Dallas, TX
GPB Media "On Second Thought" invited CJCJ's Senior Research Fellow Mike Males to speak on the potential implementation of curfews in Dallas, TX.
CJCJ in the news: Prosecuting Youth As Adults Creates Racial Disparities and ‘Justice-By-Geography’
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed by CJCJ's Rebecca Wegley on the damage done by prosecuting youth as adults.
CJCJ in the news: Mike Males on coercive police interrogation
A North Dakota college student was killed after police coerced him to work as a drug deal informant by threatening him with a lengthy prison sentence for low-level marijuana sale.
CJCJ in the news: Study, Certain CA Counties Charge Youth as Adults More Often
Public News Service interviews CJCJ's Maureen Washburn, co-author of a new report analyzing the prosecution of youth as adults.
CJCJ in the news: The Davis Vanguard highlights CJCJ's Prop. 47 report
The Davis Vanguard reviews CJCJ's new Prop. 47 report analyzing the initiatives effect on crime.
California Reforms Creating County-Based Systems for 21st Century
CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair writes an op-ed in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) on how California's plummeting youth crime rates creates an opportunity for more…
The L.A. teen apocalypse that never came
CJCJ's Mike Males pens an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times including his data showing how youth crime in Los Angeles has decreased dramatically.
Jane Kim: San Francisco should fund effective programs, not a new jail
San Francisco County Supervisor, Jane Kim, highlights CJCJ's Cameo House as a model alternative to incarceration for rest of the nation.
Home From Prison
The San Francisco Bay Guardian article highlights CJCJ's Cameo House program and importance of alternatives to incarceration and individualized care.

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